Born in 1968 in a little farming community, Waimate, New Zealand. Spent 7 years as an officer in the NZ Army. Moved to London in 1995 and worked as an IT developer for 3 years. Lived in Singapore for 10 years and worked in IT for ABN AMRO Bank. Now lives in Auckland NZ with his wife Cathy and have three children, Brooklyn, Blake and Keanu. They love to play sport and sail in the Hauraki Gulf.